Laya is a noted actress in Telugu Cinema. and a classical dancer. Laya was a state chess player and a trained Kuchipudi dancer who participate din multiple stage shows across the Country. She made her debut as a child actress with “Bhdaram Koduko” before turning into a lead actress with “Swayamvaram” in 1999.

The talented actress has won Nandi award for the consecutive years 2000 and 2001 for her portrayal in movies “Manoharam” and “Preminchu”. She is married to Dr Ganesh Gorty in 2006 and the couple currently lives in the USA.